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newscricket8 hours ago

India and Pakistan to feature in Asia Cup in Dubai, confirms Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly, on Friday, confirmed that both India and Pakistan will partake in Asia Cup 2020, with the tournament set to be held in Dubai. The participation of both the aforementioned nations came under jeopardy after India refused to travel to Pakistan, who were the designated hosts.
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newscricket7 days ago

BCCI yet to finalise Indian players for Asia XI-World XI match, confirms Sourav Ganguly

Contary to media reports, Sourav Ganguly has confirmed that negotiations are still on with the BCB regarding the player availability of players for Asia XI-World XI match. Yesterday, reports suggested that Virat Kohli, Mohammed Shami, Shikhar Dhawan and Kuleeep Yadav will feature in the series.
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newscricket9 days ago

Reports | All stars game likely to be called off before IPL opener

The All-Star match, which was likely to be held three days before the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League doesn’t seem to be happening as scheduled. The IPL franchises have been informally informed that the All-Star match won't' be taking place before the start of the tournament on March 29.
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newscricket11 days ago

Reports | Complex taxation policies put domestic cricketers' pay hike on roadblock

BCCI’s plans of revising the fee structure for the domestic players have been put on a roadblock after the emergence of complex taxation policies. The reports added that BCCI’s council meeting on Sunday could not come to a conclusion with the new system drawing complex and hefty taxation.
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newscricket12 days ago

Day-Night Tests will be a regular feature, confirms Sourav Ganguly

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has confirmed that Day-Night Tests will be a regular feature in India’s Test cricket calendar from the upcoming 2020-21 season. The decision was also made to play a Day-Night game in Australia and one when England come visiting for a five-match series next February.
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newscricket13 days ago

Reports | BCCI's CEO Rahul Johri resigns from his post

BCCI sources have said that Rahul Johri, the first-ever CEO of the Indian cricket board, had resigned some time ago, although it hasn’t been acknowledged officially. Neither Johri himself or the new office bearers like Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah, or Arun Dhumal are willing to confirm the story. 
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newscricket15 days ago

Thought we won World Cup after Eden Gardens frenzy on IPL debut, shares Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar recalled his glorious IPL debut at the Eden Gardens where he picked up 4 wickets for just 11 runs to dismantle a solid Delhi batting line up. Then KKR skipper Sourav Ganguly shared how difficult it was to lead him as he withdrew after just three games.
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newscricket16 days ago

Reports | ICC reject BCCI’s proposal to reschedule board meeting

The International Cricket Council (ICC) have reportedly turned down the BCCI’s request to reschedule its board meeting that was supposed to be held between March 27 to March 29. The BCCI had requested a change in the date owing to the meeting date clashing with the start of the IPL, on March 29.
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newscricket16 days ago

Reports | Sourav Ganguly to propose changes to domestic structure for 2020-21 season

Sourav Ganguly might ring in some changes to the domestic structure for the upcoming season of Ranji Trophy and will discuss the idea during Sunday's Apex Council meeting. There will also be a discussion on extending Ombudsman Just. DK Jain's contract instead of appointing a new ethics officer.
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newscricket17 days ago

Reports | Multiple contentious issues further delay IPL schedule declaration

A lot of contentious subjects - from the franchise and board side - are the major reason behind the IPL GC failing to announce the final schedule for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League. As per the tentative schedule, Mumbai Indians will take on Chennai Super Kings in the first game.
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